Queen Mary (QMUL) Top Rankings

Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL) is one of the very top research-led universities in the UK and amongst the very best institutions in the world.

Notable QMUL alumni include: Tony Froggatt (Chief Executive of Scottish and Newcastle Plc from May 2003 to October 2007), Giles Thorley (Queen Mary's third alumnus to run a FTSE 100 listed company), Martin Cross (Gold medal winning Olympic rower), George Sims (invented the UK bar-coding system in 1971), etc.

University Rankings:

- Ranked sixth overall in the UK and third in London for law (The Times 2011).

- QMUL has one of the top law schools in UK, ranked No. 1 in London and No. 3 nationwide in The Guardian 2011 university guide. Overall, Queen Mary is ranked 46th in the country, moving up from 57th in 2010.

- 39th in The Complete University Guide 2011, moving up four places from 43rd.

- Ranked as one of the top 10 universities in the UK for graduate employability, outranking the likes of Cambridge, Bristol, Edinburgh and Warwick (Times 2010). With an average starting salary of £23,118 for graduates, the College is listed 7th place nationally.

- 164th globally in the QS World University Rankings™ 2009. It is also placed in the world's top 200 for the following subjects: Arts & Humanities (165th), Life Sciences & Biomedicine (168th), Natural Sciences (191st).

- Rated 152-200th in the world and 59-79th in Europe, placing it in the top 10 per cent of higher education institutions (Academic Ranking of World Universities 2009).

- The School of Law scored an impressive 92 per cent for student satisfaction, placing it top overall amongst University of London colleges (National Student Survey 2009). In addition QMUL is placed among the top 10 History departments nationwide for student satisfaction, with 98% of its students expressing satisfaction with their degree programme.

- The 2008 Research Assessment Exercise confirm Queen Mary’s place in the very top group of research universities. It is ranked 11th in the UK out of 132 institutions according to tables published in Guardian.

* Suggested Reading: RAE Ranking-Queen Mary (University of London)